Showing posts from December, 2018

Minority Rule

History in the large is the conflict of minorities; the majority applauds the victor and supplies the human material of social experiment.  -Will & Ariel Durant [from the book: The Lessons of History]


The men who can manage men manage the men who can manage only things, and the men who can manage money manage all.  -Will & Ariel Durant [from the book: The lessons of History]

Good Decisions

A good decision does not have prejudice, opinion, or belief.  - Krishnamurti 

Buying Art

Are you buying a painting or a story behind the painting? 

TEDSocial Thinking Weekend: Ethics In Tech

Thinking Weekend: Ethics In Tech Technology has caused rapid changes in society, politics, and business. Recently, there has been a backlash against tech companies because of their role in elections,  #metoo movement, and the displacement of non-tech employees. Just like any other corporation, tech companies are working to maximize shareholder returns. Do they have other responsibilities? Should tech companies be treated differently, and if so, why? Inherent in the ad-based revenue model adopted by many tech companies is the requirement to collect and sell personal data, which is becoming increasingly intrusive and sophisticated. Is there anything morally wrong with this? Are consumers of these services responsible for understanding the terms and protecting themselves? As technology continues to disrupt and challenge traditional markets, does government have a role or responsibility to society to minimize and manage the potential negative or harm

Attention And Purpose

Can you have attention without purpose?

True Nature

Your true nature is nothing but an idea created by your mind, over the years, under the heavy influence of social conditioning. 

Evolution And Senses

How does evolution explain the never satisfied human senses, and our ability to do self-harm with sensory indulgence?